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BA (Hons)Journalism Studies and Law

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £15,100 per year
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Overview

A degree in Journalism Studies from the University of Stirling equips you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge you’ll need to make a mark in this rapidly-evolving arena.

With over 30 years of experience in researching and teaching journalism, the University of Stirling has established a reputation as one of the UK’s top institutions in the field. This course covers both theoretical and practical aspects of journalism, and offers an in-depth, critical understanding of practice. You’ll work individually and in groups to write articles and prepare portfolios; create pages for print and online news platforms; produce and edit visuals; and contribute to class blogs. Everything you do will deepen your understanding of how professional journalists operate across broadcast, online and print media – and by the time you graduate, you’ll be ready to take your place among them.

At the University of Stirling, the innovative Law courses give you an opportunity to study a range of subjects that reflect the importance of law in every area of society. They offer two BA (Hons) courses – in Law and Business Law –which can kick-start a career in the modern legal market, such as legal analyst roles or jobs in a host of business settings.

Throughout your course, you’ll be taught by leading academics who helped write the textbooks you’re studying. At Stirling, their expertise comes to you first-hand, and you’ll be part of a close-knit legal department dedicated to providing a rich, enjoyable student experience. From Contract and Criminal Law to International Human Rights, you’ll gain a firm grounding in essential subjects and enjoy the freedom to specialise in areas that interest you most.

Career opportunities

Journalism courses open the door to a range of careers where creativity, writing, communication and research skills, are invaluable. Job possibilities include:

Broadcast Journalist
Magazine Journalist
Newspaper Journalist
Online/Digital Journalist
Newspaper Editor/sub-editor
Researcher
Publishing Copy-editor/Proof-reader
Editorial Assistant
Communications Manager/Officer
Public Relations Officer
Political communications
Copywriter

University of Stirling has extensive links with the media industry, and many of our graduates have pursued successful careers in print, broadcast and online journalism.

Students who have graduated from this course in the last five years are working in roles such as:

Trainee solicitor
Legal counsel
Business relations manager
Factoring consultant
PR account executive
Sales and marketing executive

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States